Protected areas of Norway

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Protected areas of Norway include:

About 14.3 percent of the mainland of Norway is protected. Of this, ca. 8.3 percent is national parks, 1.3 percent is nature reserves and 4.7 percent otherwise protected.[1]

IUCN aims to protect at least 15 percent of all types of nature. Norway has planned protection of new areas before 2010 that totals to 15 percent of the mainland.


  1. ^ Unknown (2007). "Vernet natur. Miljøstatus Norge." (in Norwegian).